"Aalst - carnival , history , shopping...." Aalst by belgianchocolate

Aalst Travel Guide: 65 reviews and 245 photos

' AALST' is one of those little towns which history goes way back. A museum , a cultural center(performing arts , music ...exhibitions) , a pudding...

Best known is 'aalst' for its canival each year.
'Vuil Janetten' or how every guy in town there dresses up as a girl. And not Britney Spears I'm afraid.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros: Try to be there when the festivities take place...
  • In a nutshell: A small town to do some shopping , a museum.....
  • Last visit to Aalst: Feb 2004
  • Intro Updated Feb 15, 2004
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  • aukjejetty's Profile Photo
    Aug 22, 2004 at 8:39 AM

    Interesting architecture! I would go here for that hot chocolate in your restaurant tip, sounds delicious.

  • beertje_L's Profile Photo
    Jul 30, 2004 at 3:09 PM

    Aalst is a wonderful place ! Very good picture of the city !

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jun 28, 2004 at 1:15 PM

    Looks like a wonderful place to visit. I love the photography you took. The colors are so vibrant. Nice work on your pages. Thanks for sharing!:-)

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2004 at 9:59 PM

    Every guy dresses up as a girl?,,,lol I love boat tours, you get such a different perspective. Amazing architecture there. Nice restaurant recommendations.

  • Goldenboy's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2004 at 8:22 AM

    What is the title of movie about werfplein?

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2004 at 1:54 PM

    I like the winter fair and the hot chocolate. Well done, Frank.

  • benidormone's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2004 at 9:13 PM

    What an interesting place,I'll have to go there too.

  • kylian74's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2004 at 7:56 AM

    Frank !!!! why didn't gave me a shout while you were in Aalst, I'm live close from this city and I've been here almost daily!.was in the kermis lastnight!.Malpertus is quite good!.gosh I have some new pic as well to upload.

  • gosiaPL's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2004 at 1:28 PM

    Hot chocolate after exploring the Brabant gothic sounds like a perfect day in Aalst ;-)

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